Deputy Sheriff (Uniform Patrol) and Detention Deputy
Starting Salary: $44,079.00

Deputy Testing -- By appointment only. 








(864) 503-4515



The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office is a nationally accredited agency of more than 500 men and women serving the cause of justice in one of the largest and fastest growing counties in South Carolina.  We are committed to hiring the best people and empowering them to help solve problems and reduce crime in our community.

Our goal is to provide professional police services to the citizens of Spartanburg County.  To accomplish our goal, we must hire and retain deputies who possess the highest level of honesty, integrity and ethics.  If you have such qualities and desire to have a positive impact on the future by serving as a sheriff's deputy, then the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office has a place for you.

The County of Spartanburg is an equal opportunity employer and, as such, will not discriminate against or tolerate discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, ethnic heritage or disability, with respect to recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other terms and conditions of employment.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office is committed to actively recruit highly motivated, quality individuals for positions in law enforcement. As a deputy with the Sheriff’s Office you will become part of a team, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for its citizens, known as one of the most professional and innovative law enforcement agencies in South Carolina. There is no doubt that this can be a tough and unpredictable job, but it is also the most rewarding career you will ever have. Every day when you put on your uniform, you will go to work making life safer and more secure for your friends and neighbors.

Hiring Process

·        Apply on line

·        Written test and physical abilities test

·        Oral interview board

·        Background investigation

·        Polygraph examination

·        Medical exam

·        Psychological testing

·        Final hiring decision

·         Once employed as deputy, you will attend the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia, S.C. for 12 weeks. Certified officers from other states may qualify for a six-week focus on the legal portion of the academy or a challenge test. The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office’s Field Training Program is 604 hours (may be abbreviated for prior experience) and the probationary period is one year.

Starting Salary

· New Hire with no experience -  ($42,384 annually based on a 43-hour week)

· Associates Degree,  Bachelor's / Masters Degree, at least 2 years active duty military service- will  promote faster within the SCSO ranks.

· Lateral Police Officer-grade and pay step placement based upon experience and formal training.


·         Take home vehicle program after successful completion of Field Training Program

·         Advanced technology software enhancing records management

·         Employee Health Clinic

·         Fitness Center

·         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

·         Health Insurance(Vision and Dental included)

·         11 Holidays per year

·         Annual Leave accruement per pay period

·         Sick leave accruement per pay period

·         Workmen’s compensation

·         S.C. Police Officers  Retirement System

For more information email

The Sheriff's Office Application that can be downloaded at below link and must be returned to the Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office.